Category: Pedestrian Accidents
Lee County, FL (February 22, 2020) Daniel Legra-Matos, 61, tragically died in an accident in front of Lehigh Acres Regional Medical Center on Saturday night.
Fox4 News reported in November 2019 that the number of fatal pedestrian accidents is a growing concern in Florida. A Florida legislator is pushing for legislation that may make it safer to cross the street.
Clewiston, FL (February 19, 2020) According to Florida Highway Patrol, Emilio Millares, 90, tragically died after being hit by a car in Hendry County around 6:15 p.m.
Immokalee, FL (January 25, 2020) Shaniya Ray, 23, is fighting for her life after being hit by two cars on Saturday night.
Fort Myers, FL (January 22, 2020) Anita Johnson, 63, was tragically killed in a hit-and-run crash on McGregor Boulevard, just after 10:00 p.m., according to the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP).
The Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) responded to over 2,000 crashes in Collier County as of October 22, 2019. Those crashes involved 56 pedestrians and 62 bicyclists.
14-Year-Old Girl Tragically Died in Hit-and-Run Crash - A 14-year-old girl was tragically killed in a hit-and-run crash on Saturday night, according to Lee County deputies.
Okeechobee, FL (December 1, 2019) Florida Highway Patrol says 27-year-old Jose Alvarado Aguilar was attempting to cross State Road 70 at 2:43 a.m. when a vehicle struck him and fled the scene.
Florida ranks number one among all the states for pedestrian danger in Smart Growth America’s 2019 Dangerous by Design report.
The GHSA says pedestrian deaths are at a 28-year high, and we need to fortify our efforts to protect pedestrians.